Fitness

Official Photos of Nike Metcon 3! (And Updated Release Dates for Multiple Versions)

A few days ago we wrote about the Nike Metcon 3 and Mat Fraser’s Instagram post that shared a release date of January 6th. As more details begin to be released to the public, it would appear the Metcon...

Attitude Nation Single Loop Lifting Strap Review

Attitude Nation was founded in 2011 by Olympic Weightlifter Jon North and his wife Jessica. Their company mantra surrounds the attitude and presence North brought to the lifting stage. Can their equipment provide the same personality and love North carried with...

Reebok Nano 7.0 Leaked Photos and First Looks

Tis’ the season for cross training shoes, as leaked photos of what appear to be the Reebok Nano 7.0 showed up online last night.  Apparently the shoe was posted on CrossFit’s store website — potentially due to someone’s error —...

Why Vitamin D Is Extra Important for Athletes

Vitamin D is so essential for our existence that our bodies have evolved to get it from the sun, the only nutrient source that’s available on almost every square inch of the planet. Ironically enough, that’s why so many...

3 Total-Body Dumbbell Workouts Every Strength Athlete Should Do

We all know the importance of unilateral training, switching up modalities (barbells, kettlebells, dumbbells, bodyweight, etc), and how athletes can improve baseline fitness and general physical preparedness by integrating some varied training into their regiments. Dumbbell total-body sessions are...

Push/Pull Workouts: Everything You Need To Know

Push/pull styled workouts don’t receive nearly enough attention on the internet. When you compare them to your standard upper/lower splits and body part specific training programs, there's almost nothing.  These workouts are great for multiple reasons - this article will dissect...

When Butt Wink Is a Problem (And When It Isn’t)

The guy who founded Squat University knows a lot about squatting. Dr. Aaron Horschig is a sports and orthopedic physical therapist, certified strength and conditioning specialist, USAW Olympic weightlifting competitor and level 1 coach, plus he’s an author – his first...

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Sohrab Moradi (94kg, Iran) Sets New World Record Weightlifting Total

It's a record that's stood for nearly 18 years, but now, the heaviest-ever total in the 94kg weight category belongs to Iranian weightlifter Sohrab...

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